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In compliance with the state fire law, at least one fire drill a month will be held.  The alarm will be sounded from the office by ringing the bell continuously for as long as it takes students to clear the building.

Teachers throughout the halls will maintain order.  Students will stay in line with no running or pushing.  After leaving the building, each class must keep together so the teacher can check roll.  Law requires this check.  Any unaccounted for absences must be reported to the office immediately.

Directions for fire exits will be placed conspicuously in each room.  Everyone should move IMMEDIATELY at least fifty feet away from exits.  This is done to prevent congestion of lines on the stairs and in the doorways.

When leaving the room, move directly to the stairway nearest your exit.  Move along the hallway wall nearest to your room.  Do not cross the hallway or walk down the middle.

Tornado Drills

Tornado drills will be held three times a school year.  When the tornado signal is sounded, all activity should stop immediately, and everyone should proceed single file to the designated shelter area.  The rules applying to conduct during a fire drill will also apply to a tornado drill.  The student body will proceed to the following areas:

Southeast Shelter Area (Downstairs locker room)

Rooms 101, 102, 103, 104,

Senior High Gym, Senior Boys’ Locker Room


Southeast Shelter Area via Outside Entrance

Vo Ag - if eminent proceed to car pit.

If time, proceed to Southeast Shelter Area


Center Decatur Tunnel via North Entrance

Rooms 212, 211, 116, 115, 213


Center Decatur Tunnel via South Entrance

Rooms 117, 118, 210, 209, 114, JH Gym


Southwest Decatur Tunnel via Southwest Entrance

Rooms 119, 120, Kitchen, Senior High Girls’ Locker Room, 203, 201, 202, 105, 106, 107


B-100 (Art Room)

Rooms B-100, Music Wing, Office, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208,

108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113

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